Sommers Garden

As the story goes, Sir George Somers asked that when he die, his heart be buried on Bermuda where it belongs. His nephew honored his request when he died in 1609 by burying his heart on the grounds that are now known as Somers Garden.

Location

Sommers Garden can be found near the heart of St. George.

Nearby Restaurants

If you develop an appetite during your visit to the gardens, don't worry -- you're going to find a plentiful supply of dining possibilities in this general area. White Horse Pub, which offers Caribbean fare, is also the most convenient dining option from the botanical gardens. White Horse Pub is a small distance away, but distant enough that you may want to make plans for using some type of transportation to visit there. Also within reach, you and your companions will encounter options like Temptations and Tavern by the Sea where you and your party will be able to eat some International cuisine and experience the Bermuda culture.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors who have interest in visiting two botanical gardens, make the trip to Somer's Gardens, situated less than a hundred yards to the west of Sommers Garden. Other types of nearby attractions include St. George's Historical Society Museum, which is less than a hundred yards away St. George. You might also think about heading to Bermuda Heritage Museum, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

Attractions Near Sommers Garden
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
St. George's Historical Society Museum Museum 0.0 mi. (0.1 km) W St. George St. David's Island
Bermuda Heritage Museum Museum 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) S St. George St. David's Island
Old State House Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) S St. George St. David's Island
St. George Historical District Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SW St. George St. David's Island
Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SSW St. George St. David's Island
Old Rectory Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) W St. George St. David's Island
St. Peter's Church Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.0 km) SW St. George St. David's Island
Bermuda National Trust Museum Museum 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SW St. George St. David's Island

More Information

Address

Government Hill, St. George, St. David's Island, Bermuda

Website

http://www.stgeorgesfoundation.org/education/digital-field-trip/somers-garden/

Email

Sharon Jacobs: director@stgeorgesfoundation.org

 

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